Remarks on the coins of the Anglo-Saxon and Danish kings of Northumberland by J. Rashleigh

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The Kingdom of Northumbria (/ n ɔːr ˈ θ ʌ m b r i ə /; Old English: Norþanhymbra Rīċe; Latin: Regnum Northanhymbrorum) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now Northern England and south-east name derives from the Old English Norþan-hymbre meaning "the people or province north of the Humber", which reflects the approximate southern limit to the kingdom's territory Capital: Northern: Bamburgh, Southern: York.

Anglo-Saxon-Viking Coin weight. Material is lead and weighs approx 36 g. Embedded with a sceat dating to – AD and minted in Kent. It is edged in dotted triangle pattern.

Origin is the Danelaw region and dates late 8th to 9th century. REMARKS ON THE COINS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON AND DANISH KINGS OF NORTHUMBERLAND. After a careful study of the coins of Northumbria, I venture to invite attention to them, and to suggest a re-arrangement of some of them.

It will be necessary to introduce into their proper places those coins which have not hitherto been sufficiently recognised as. A Catalog of the English Coins in the British Museum: Anglo-Saxon Series, Volume I. London () London () Metcalf, D.M. “Chemical Analyses of English Sceattas”, British Numismatic Author: Mike Markowitz.

Coinage in Anglo-Saxon England refers to the use of coins, either for monetary value or for other purposes, in Anglo-Saxon England during the early Medieval period. Archaeologists have uncovered large quantities of coins dating to the Anglo-Saxon period, either from hoards or stray finds, making them one of the most plentiful kinds of artefact that survive from this period.

As a result of the Danegeld, the most commonly encountered Anglo Saxon pennies are the coins of Aethelred II and Cnut, during whose reigns a large number of Remarks on the coins of the Anglo-Saxon and Danish kings of Northumberland book were in operation throughout the country.

Aethelred II, King of England AD Silver penny minted in London Money: Punsige. Cnut (Canute), King of England AD Alfred, alone of Anglo-Saxon kings, inspired a full-length biography, written inby the Welsh scholar work contains much valuable information, and it reveals that Alfred laboured throughout under the burden of recurrent, painful illness; and beneath Asser’s rhetoric can be seen a man of attractive character, full of compassion, able to inspire affection, and intensely.

Alfred was the fourth son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex. He became king of the southern Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex inwhen his brother Ethelred I died.

When the Danish Vikings had conquered most of England, they finally came to Wessex. Alfred had only just been crowned, and now had to face the invaders at his borders. Anglo-Saxon and Danish kings of England History, British kings and queens. Retrieved 20 Augustfrom Victories in Northumberland and North Wales in extended his territories.

He was later regarded as the Bretwalda (Anglo-Saxon for "ruler of the British”). of Coins of the British Isles covering material at Copenhagen, Edinburgh and Glasgow; Sir Charles Oman, The Coinage of England, ('Oman'); G.

Brooke, English Coins,revised by C. Whitton, ('Brooke'); J Rashleigh 'Remarks on the coins of the Anglo-Saxon and Danish Kings of Northumberland', NC n.s. ix ().

Anglo-Saxon Coinage in Britain. I am very pleased to have been given permission to publish this very good 12 part history of British Coinage, written by Ken Elks. It contains a wealth of information on all era's of British coinage from the first Celtic coins until decimalisation.

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A puppet king had already been established in Northumberland, and now the Vikings decided that they would quite like to take Mercia too, being the largest kingdom in England, stretching from the southern-most parts of modern Lancashire and Yorkshire down to London and ranging across from the border of Wales to East Anglia.

The Anglo-Saxon coins were influenced by the Roman coins that once existed in their new lands. The Anglo-Saxon minting of coins was not precise and many errors occurred with their new currency.

By the start of the eighth century, the gold coinage disappeared from circulation and coins made of pure silver became the norm. Coins for Sale Early Anglo-Saxon. Recently Sold. 3 Coins | Page 1 of 1.

Sceatta Coinage Silver Sceat. Early transitional type, 'Vanimumdus', extremely fine and rare. £ More Sceatta Coinage Silver Sceat. Secondary sceattas, series J, type £ More Eadberht (). 7 J. Rashleigh, ' Remarks on the coins of the Anglo-Saxon and Danish kings ot Northumberland', NCpp.

(at p. 94, and PI. I, la). 8 p. ; Gent. Mag.pp. and 9 'On a unique Styca of Alchred of Northumbria and Archbishop Ecgberht, NCpp. Anglo-Saxon and Viking Coins. Coins of the Norman Conquest. King Stephen and the Anarchy Period. Medieval Period. Here we have a wonderful selection of 68 coins from the Saxon/Viking and Danish rulers.

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KINGS of KENT [] Anglo-Saxon Place Names And to polish off this eccentric collection of Anglo-Saxon remains, here's something you can have some fun with: place names. The Anglo-Saxon and Danish settlers had an immense impact on what we now call the English language.

Some of their most enduring remains are to be found in the place names that dot modern maps. are of Anglo-Saxon origin, an opinion with which the present writer will be compelled regretfully to disagree. I say regretfully, because the coins I question as being of Anglo-Saxon origin include the only 1 "The Anglo-Saxon Coins of Harthacnut," British Numismatic Journal, I B.

The story goes that in King Edmund of England and King Malcolm of Scotland joined forces and defeated King Dunmail at a battle on the border of the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, in the middle of the old kingdom of Cumbria.

A pile of rocks was erected over the spot the king was said to have fallen. This force was labeled the "Great Heathen Army" by the writers of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. In late summer or early fall ofthe Great Heathen Army arrived in East Anglia. King Edmund, the ruler of that land, dared not fight them and bought peace.

First. Those are some extremely nice examples of Anglo-Saxon coins. For their condition, they would probably sell for a nifty amount, depending on your definition of nifty, of course.

Spink's "Coins of England" is a good resource for attribution, but I'm not sure if that book would have more information than you already have. It may just reinforce it. Coins discovery 'will re-write' Anglo-Saxon history The Anglo-Saxon coins are said to point to some sort of an alliance in the s between Alfred the Great and a rival.

By Enda Brady, Sky News. Spink sells Anglo-Saxon kings’ coins. Posted on Aug by NMN. Forty lots of Anglo-Saxon silver pennies representing All The Kings of England provided a central focus at Spink’s mid-summer London coin and medal sale on July The delightful and historically important collection held special meaning for Team Spink.

This publication catalogues the British Museum’s uniquely important collection of coins from southern England of the period c. – During these years, the broad and thin silver penny became established as the standard denomination, used by multiple kingdoms including East Anglia, Kent, Mercia and Wessex, and issued in the names of kings such as Offa of Mercia and Alfred the Reviews: 2.

Among the collection of Anglo-Saxon relics in the British Museum there are similar objects found in Livonia, placed among the English collection for comparison, and consisting of axe- and spear-heads, buckles, chains for the neck, and other personal ornaments, which resemble those of the Anglo-Saxon period.

Anglo-Saxon coins, in date from A.D. A few solid gold mancus coins were produced in the late 8th century, and were worth 30 pennies. Only 8 have been discovered. The Viking invasions of 9th century created new Danish mints within the Danelaw area, although they also often traded with hacked up pieces of silver or gold.

Mancus of Ceonwulf of Mercia (). Spink [£ in VF], Naismith Ch [this coin], N. Provenance: Ernest Danson collection; DNW auction, 12 Decemberlot The Coins of the Danish Kings of Ireland - B Roth () The Coins, Tokens and Medals of the Town, County and University of Cambridge - W Searle () The Decimal System in Numbers, Coins and Accounts - Sir John Bowring The Evolution of Coinage - George Macdonald: The forgeries of public money - J Akerman ()a_lecture.

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BODY THE EARLIEST COINS OF Norway: SOME RE-ATTRIBUTIONS AND ADDITIONS. By H. Alexander Parsons. The issue last year of a medal* commemorating the arrival of the first shipload of Norse immigrants to America serves, by its design, to remind us of that earlier Norse colonization of the New World of nearly a thousand years ago.

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During his reign, Olaf minted native Swedish coinage based on Anglo-Saxon coins. Reign of the Swedish King Onund Jacob. King Onund also minted his own coins, again based on Anglo-Saxon examples.

Hedeby perishes in a conflict between King Harald Hardrada and King Swein Estridsson of Denmark. The town was raided by Harald and. A catalogue of English coins in the British museum. Anglo-Saxon series Vols. 1 & 2 () and some remarks upon the several pieces () A treatise on the coins of the realm, in a letter to the King () The Coins Of The Danish Kings - B.

Roth () Irish Antiquities, Anglo-Irish Coin Collection - G. Coffey () Seller Rating: % positive. There are three groups of coins that were struck: those following the types of the contemporary Anglo-Saxon coinage, types that were copies of special issues by the Anglo-Saxons or earlier Vikings, and types that were new, original Norse designs.

The last group, comprising the Raven and Triquetra types, are perhaps the most intriguing. Profusely and well illustrated--a fascinating book." --Birmingham Gazette.

"A book of remarkable and unusual interest, written in a very interesting manner. The facts and explanations are very striking and fill over pages, interspersed with drawings of the monuments, coins, stone relics, ancient inscriptions, etc." --Newcastle Chronicle.

Understood to be Northumbrian, this coin, a sceatta, was likely made in York, ca.although it did not name any rulers. Possibly an uninscribed issue sandwiched between the literate inscribed coins in the names of Kings Aldfrith () and Eadberht (), not.

King of Wessex, son of Egbert and father of Alfred the Great. In Aethelwulf defeated a Danish army at the battle of Oakley while his eldest son Althelstan fought and beat the Danes at sea off the coast of Kent, in what is believed to be the first naval battle.A few new British Anglo-Saxon coins.

Somewhat difficult to accept that these anonymous issues should be sandwiched in between literate inscribed coins in the names of Kings Aldfrith () and Eadberht (), and I think it is not unreasonable to suspect they are not official royal coinage.

but there is a sceatt elsewhere in. Many dozen Anglo-Saxon silver pennies have been unearthed but the Coenwulf mancus is only the eighth British gold coin - the museum now owns seven of them - .

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